Bring your blankets, lawn chairs, and picnics, then sit back and relax to the sounds of summer! Jackets or sweaters are recommended as the weather often cools during the latter part of the event. The Summer Concerts in the Park are well attended; early arrival to obtain prime lawn seating is encouraged. Concert goers are asked to leave pets at home.
Location: Conejo Community Park, 1175 Hendrix Avenue, Thousand Oaks
Time: All concerts are free and begin promptly at 5:00pm
| ||Memorial Day Concert, Monday, May 30 |
The Rising - Bruce Springsteen Tribute
The only international tribute to Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band, The Rising bring the look, the sound, the production, the heart, and the magic of The Boss to the stage. Performing songs spanning the nearly five decades of Bruce Springsteen’s catalog, the band delivers each song with the same power, heart, and soul as Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band. Get ready to rock with some of the greatest songs ever such as “Dancing in the Dark," "Hungry Heart," "Glory Days," "My Hometown," "Born in the USA," "The River," "Thunder Road," "Born to Run," and "Out in the Street." www.therising.tv Headline Sponsor: City of Thousand Oaks
| ||Independence Day Concert, Monday, July 4 |
Conejo Pops Orchestra: Maestro Elmer Ramsey Farewell Concert
For more than four decades, this concert has been an Independence Day tradition in the Conejo Valley! This year, maestro Elmer Ramsey, who has wielded the baton for 44 years, says farewell to the Summer Concert Series. The 40-piece Conejo Pops Orchestra with guests The Sherwood Singers brings a program of patriotic, Broadway classics, and Americana music to life, including selections from famed composers John Philip Sousa and George M. Cohan. Plus fun patriotic games and crafts for the kids, including Pre-Concert Ice-Blocking! Don’t miss this special and final performance with Maestro Elmer Ramsey!
Headline Sponsor: 911 Biocare
| ||Sunday, July 24 |
Tapestry: A Tribute to Carole King
Without question, Carole King is one of the most successful and revered female singer-songwriters in pop music history. Tapestry: Tribute to Carole King faithfully recreates the glorious sound of a Carole King concert, bringing audiences authentic renditions of the timeless music she wrote and recorded, including “You’ve Got a Friend,” “Natural Woman,” “It’s Too Late,” “So Far Away,” “I Feel the Earth Move,” “Where You Lead,” “Beautiful,” “Pleasant Valley Sunday,” “Jazzman,” and “Up on the Roof.”
Headline Sponsor: Conejo Community Center
| ||Sunday, August 14 |
Deadman’s Party: An Oingo Boingo Tribute
For more than 15 years, Dead Man’s Party (DMP) has been bringing Oingo Boingo tunes to audiences throughout California. Fashioned after the original Oingo Boingo line-up, this 8-piece band features a 3-piece horn section, guitar, bass, keys, drums, and a front-man so convincing that people sometimes believe they are watching Danny Elfman himself! Their playlist includes “Only a Lad,” “No One Lives Forever,” “Dead Man's Party,” “Just Another Day,” “Goodbye Goodbye,” “We Close Our Eyes,” “Ain't This The Life,” “Who Do You Want To Be,” “Not My Slave,” “Grey Matter,” and “Private Life.” www.deadmansparty.com and www.facebook.com/OingoBoingoTribute
Headline Sponsor: California American Water
| ||Labor Day Concert, Monday, September 5 |
Hollywood U2: A Tribute to U2
Based in Los Angeles, Hollywood U2 lays claim to the title of World’s Greatest U2 Tribute Band. Known as not simple U2 impersonators who have an uncanny resemblance to the original band, they are consummate musicians bringing the true heart of U2 to every performance. Hollywood U2 is the only band to date to be selected to perform twice on the AXS.tv show “The World’s Greatest Tribute Bands.” Their set list includes “One,” “Bad,” “Where the Streets Have No Name,” “Sunday Bloody Sunday,” “With or Without You,” “Pride (In the Name of Love),” “Vertigo,” “Beautiful Day,” “New Year’s Day,” and “Mysterious Ways.” www.hollywoodu2.com and www.facebook.com/HollywoodU2Tribute
Headline Sponsor: Thousand Oaks Acorn
We would like to thank the following businesses, organizations, and individuals for their generous support in 2016!
Parking Information: Street Parking ONLY! Parking lot areas are reserved for those with Handicap plates or placards, once all parking spaces are taken the parking lots will be closed for access.
Refreshments: For those wishing to purchase food, the Thousand Oaks Kiwanis will be providing their tasty tri-tip sandwiches at the holiday shows; Conejo Center staff will once again offer their famous $1 hot dogs & snow cones! Proceeds benefit the concert series.
Site Phone: (805) 495-2163
Summer Concerts in the Park are a special 40+ years Conejo Valley tradition, made possible due to our generous sponsors. To help keep this longstanding tradition alive, businesses, families & individuals are all encouraged to support this 5-concert series.
Donate to the Summer Concerts Series HERE
Summer Concerts Fact Sheet (PDF)
Summer Concerts Sponsorship Opportunities (PDF)
For further Sponsorship information, contact Brenda Coleman, Recreation Services Manager at (805) 495-6471 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Artists subject to change without notice.